By: s_schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:20 pm

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A new saptune is here!

A few weeks ago I announced the new saptune version 2: A new saptune is knocking on your door The time of waiting is over! If you now run a zypper search -s saptune, you will find the saptune version 2 in the repositories of "SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP2-4/15/15 SP1". Because we […]

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By: s_schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:19 pm

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saptune – a deep dive

Saptune version 2 has been released a few days ago and as promised, I start my technical blog post series. Over the next few weeks I will add the links to the articles here. Let me answer the most important questions you might have first: What shall I do? Update now or wait? To answer […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 25, 2019 8:02 am

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sapconf versus saptune – in more detail

Last year I published a small post to compare sapconf and saptune:  sapconf versus saptune It would seem that there is still some confusion about it, so let me go a little bit deeper into the rabbit hole today. What is the difference between both? If you are running "SUSE Linux Enterprise Server" […]

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By: s_schmidt

May 3, 2019 6:17 am

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A new saptune is knocking on your door

Do you remember summer last year? It was June when I published this blog post https://www.suse.com/c/a-new-sapconf-is-available/["A new sapconf is available"]. Now, barely a year later, we can announce the rework of saptune as well. You will not yet find it in your SUSE repositories, but very soon. Consider this a crystal […]

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By: s_schmidt

August 1, 2018 12:30 pm

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sapconf versus saptune

With the release of the sapconf blog series (A new sapconf is available a lot of people approached me with questions about how both tools relate to each other. So I thought it would be a good idea to publish a small post about it. What is the purpose of both tools? Sapconf is a […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 2:25 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 5

This is the fifth and last article about sapconf and it will tie up lose ends. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Summary of important things If you install the reworked sapconf version for the first time: After installation, sapconf is enabled and started immediately with […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 12:04 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 3

This is the third article about sapconf and it will cover the update from a previous (not reworked) version to a reworked one. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Updating Normally updating a package is quiet simple. Non-configuration files are exchanged silently, configuration files only if […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 5, 2018 12:26 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 1

As promised in the post "A new sapconf is available" this is the first article about sapconf. This series will cover the installation, update and configuration of sapconf, as well as giving a few tips what you should take care of and how to achieve certain things. To do so, I have set up […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 4, 2018 3:14 pm

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A new sapconf is available

Those who administrate systems running SAP applications on SLES may be already familiar with the configuration and tuning tool "sapconf". For those who don't, now is an excellent time to do so! A new improved version of sapconf has been released for SLES 12 SP1 onwards. Some key improvements are: one central configuration file […]

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By: Austin Joseph

June 11, 2015 8:50 am

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SLES 11/12 OS Tuning & Optimization Guide – Part 1

SLES 11/12: Memory, Disk/Storage IO Tuning and Optimization Part 1 This document is a basic SLES tuning guide for Memory and Disk I/O tuning and optimization. Many of the parameters and settings discussed are Linux generic and can be applied. Refer to IHV/ISV Application tuning guides or documentation before you implement the tuning parameters. Before […]

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